What is a Registered Dietitian (RD)?
The highest level of nutrition counseling. Anyone can call themselves a nutritionist, but only a registered dietitian (RD) or registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) has completed multiple layers of education and training established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Registered Dietitian (RD) credential indicates a practitioner has completed a minimum of an undergraduate degree in nutrition, 1200 hours of supervised nutrition practice, has passed a standardized national examination and completes 75+ hours of continuing education every five years.
Meet Your Team of Dietitians for Northwest Family Nutrition!
Jill Correll RD, CD- Jill worked at Deaconess Medical Center for 12 years in the neonatal intensive care unit, general pediatric, pediatric ICU and pediatric oncology. While at Deaconess, she also provided nutrition consultations in the Spokane community for children and adults with special needs. From Deaconess she accepted a job at Sacred Heart Children's hospital as a dietitian on their interdisciplinary feeding team, and worked with them for 8 years. She has also provided nutrition consultations for the Idaho Infant toddler program for over 15 years on their feeding team. In 2011, Jill saw a need in the Spokane community for nutrition consultations for children and adults and started NorthwestFamily Nutrition.
Andrea Albinson RD, CD